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Will nicotine patches show up in a nicotine test?

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Posted on Tue, 4 Aug 2015
Question: I have a pre-employment nicotine screening tomorrow for a hospital. Since I haven't smoked in years, but I do use nicotine patches. Will this show up in the nicotine test? If so, will the hospital withdrawal the job offer? Thanks
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Answered by Dr. Matt Wachsman (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
It will show up

Detailed Answer:
have no idea about their policy,,,,
a doctor note specifying you are on patches under supervision should help a lot
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: It will show up Detailed Answer: have no idea about their policy,,,, a doctor note specifying you are on patches under supervision should help a lot